Port Waikato by-election Official results

How to make your choice

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If you’re happy with the roll you’re on, you don’t need to do anything. If you want to change the roll you’re on, you can make the change online, by email, or by mail.

The Māori Electoral Option has closed for the 2023 General Election. To change rolls before the election, you needed to make the change by midnight, Thursday 13 July 2023.

Your next chance to change rolls will be after the 2023 General Election.

If you’re Māori and enrolling for the first time you can still choose either the Māori roll or the general roll.

You can change rolls online

You can change rolls online with your New Zealand driver licence, New Zealand passport, or RealMe verified identity.


If you’re on the unpublished roll, or you don’t have one of the forms of ID listed above, you won’t be able to use the online service. You’ll need to fill in an enrolment form.

Other ways to change

You can change rolls by completing and returning an enrolment form.

  • You can fill in an enrolment form online, and have it emailed or posted to you to sign and return.
  • You can call us on 0800 36 76 56 to have an enrolment form sent to you.


Find out which roll you’re on

If you’re not sure which roll you’re on, you can check or update your details online.


Contact us

For more information about the Māori Electoral Option or about enrolling to vote, contact us: